sneaky


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sneak·y

 (snē′kē)
adj. sneak·i·er, sneak·i·est
Furtive; surreptitious.

sneak′i·ly adv.
sneak′i·ness n.

sneak•y

(ˈsni ki)

adj. sneak•i•er, sneak•i•est.
like or suggestive of a sneak; furtive.
[1825–35]
sneak′i•ly, adv.
sneak′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sneaky - marked by deceptionsneaky - marked by deception; "achieved success in business only by underhand methods"
corrupt, crooked - not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive
2.sneaky - marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed; "a furtive manner"; "a sneak attack"; "stealthy footsteps"; "a surreptitious glance at his watch"
concealed - hidden on any grounds for any motive; "a concealed weapon"; "a concealed compartment in his briefcase"

sneaky

sneaky

adjective
1. So slow, deliberate, and secret as to escape observation:
2. Trickily secret:
Translations
ماكِر، مُخادِع
potměšilý
lusket
lymskulegur; ómerkilegur
potmehúdsky

sneaky

[ˈsniːkɪ] ADJ (sneakier (compar) (sneakiest (superl))) → soplón

sneaky

[ˈsniːki] adjsournois(e)

sneaky

adj (+er) (pej inf)gewieft (inf), → raffiniert; there’s something sneaky about itda ist was faul dran

sneaky

[ˈsniːkɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) → vile

sneak

(sniːk) verb
1. to go quietly and secretly, especially for a dishonest purpose. He must have sneaked into my room when no-one was looking and stolen the money.
2. to take secretly. He sneaked the letter out of her drawer.
noun
a mean, deceitful person, especially a telltale.
ˈsneakers noun plural
soft shoes with soles made of rubber, rope etc. He was wearing blue jeans and sneakers.
ˈsneaking adjective
(of a feeling) slight but not easy to suppress. She knew he was wicked but she had a sneaking admiration for his courage.
ˈsneaky adjective
It was a bit sneaky of him to tell the teacher about me.
ˈsneakiness noun
References in classic literature ?
He's tall, and lazy, and sly, and sneaky, and ruther cowardly, too, but kind of good-natured, and wears long brown hair and no beard, and hasn't got a cent, and Brace boards him for nothing, and gives him his old clothes to wear, and despises him.
Sherburn run his eye slow along the crowd; and wherever it struck the people tried a little to out- gaze him, but they couldn't; they dropped their eyes and looked sneaky.
They bothered him with their dinky deals, with their scrimping and scratching, and their sneaky attempts to hide their ugliness by the observance of one set day of sanctuary.
IT seems to me like Birmingham City Council is up to more sneaky tricks again.
THE VAN T'S The brilliant Van Thompson twins bring their dreamy 90s-inspired bubblegum rock to Sneaky Pete's in Edinburgh.
Iain is a little bit sneaky sometimes with his manoeuvres.
Triangle's sneaky trick plays upon Square's fear of snakes; one with which readers of all ages can identify.
Inaugurated last August, Sneaky Big Studios is a US-based, 15,000sqf facility featuring a number of "technologically advanced" production and post-production studios.
This dilemma has given rise to the sneaky famous phenomenon called the one-pot-meal and this, I am proud to say, may also be my sneaky infamous specialty.
Sneaky Chef Foods is "sneaking the good stuff" into the jelly aisle with a line of fruit spreads that include vegetables as hidden ingredients.
With breathless awards-show excitement, he urged all the Sneaky Petes in the audience to keep searching for their passion, as he has found in acting.